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I was yesterday honourd with your letter transmitting my commission as Inspector and Major General. Agreeably to your desire I hold myself prepared to attend you within the period you assign. But as the object appears to embrace a concert of advice and assistance with General Knox, who cannot be expected in much less than the utmost limit of the time pre[s]cribed, I shall permit myself to...
The enclosures transmitted in your letter of the 20th instant are retd. I derived great pleasure from General Pinkneys declaration to General Hamilton; and wish you to inform him, that I feel happy in the thought of having him as a Coadjutor, if our disputes with France are to be decided by the Sword. Let me hear from you as soon as possible on the subject of my last letters to you—dated the...
Enclosed is a letter from Lieutenant Philemon C. Blake offering a resignation of his commission. If it is accepted, it will be necessary to appoint another person to act as Pay & Quarter Master to the detachment under the command of Major Cass—The Major strongly recommends Lieut. Jacob Wilson for the purpose—I request your sanction to the nomination— It appears from a letter which I have just...
I send for your information an extract from Col. Rice’s letter of the 20th of November. Col. Rice strongly recommends, Moses Breckett as a Cadet in your his regiment— I know Two persons have already been proposed as Cadets in this regiment, and it is not contemplated I know to appoint more than two at the present juncture—But the merits of Mr Breckett can be considered when the period arrives...
I enclose to you a letter from Colonel Ogden, and request that the necessary funds may be immediately forwarded to him he may be immediately furnished with the necessary funds to complete the payment for the land I address myself to you on this subject as the thing does not belong to the Pay master’s department, and the department of the Quarter Master is not yet completely organized. I have...
Inclosed are Recommendations of Rufus Graves and Joseph Dunham, from Mr Freeman and Letters from themselves requesting Appointments in the Army. And some notes of Observations made to me verbally and put down on paper at my desire, which you may consider at present and return to me when I meet you again, if ever DLC : James McHenry Papers.
It was not my intention, in my letter of the twenty third instant, to represent the application of Captain Elliot to you as irregular, but merely to intimate that it would be imprudent inconvenient to give effect to such an application in derogation from a general arrangement. You will perceive from the enclosed letter the order which has been given addressed to the commanding officer of Fort...
I have duly received your letters of the 5th 10th & 21st & 22d of this month, with their several enclosures. It is well known to you that in selecting from the documents laid before us, suitable Characters to fill the respective grades in the twelve additional Regimts the Major Generals and myself spared no pains to find such as appeared, on every account, most likely to render efficient...
Yours dated by mistake Augt. 6th. I received yesterday. I postponed a reply ’till to day because I wished first to reflect maturely. My mind is unalterably made up. I shall certainly not hold the commission on the plan proposed, and only wait an official communication to say so. I return you the inclosures in your letter. You may depend on my fidelity to your friendly confidence. I shall...
New York, October 23, 1799. “… I am induced to think, that the recruiting Service for the Sixth and Seventh Regiments will be promoted by leaving them to take their Winter Quarters within their respective States. I submit this observation. It is not for me to judge, as to these Troops, whether there are reasons for adhering to the primitive plan which outweigh the consideration just...